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VITA and Agribusiness TV to promote young agricultural entrepreneurs in Africa

Brussels, Ouagadougou – The Italian editorial group VITA (Afronline’s publisher), and Agribusiness TV announce the signature of a partnership to promote the talent of young agricultural entrepreneurs in Africa. This agreement has been signed in the framework of an editorial project of VITA, co-financed by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI), which links about 30 private African media with VITA and Afronline on themes related to peace and security, inter-religious migrations and dialogue.

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Burundi: worries over the disappearance of Jean Bigirimana

Missing since 22nd July, Burundian reporter Jean Bigirimana was working for IWACU Press Group and the news agency Infos Grands Lacs, Afronline’s African media partners. Described as “a discreet boy and a hard worker” by IWACU Press Group Manager, Antoine Kaburahe, in a statement asking for his lawful release, there had been no news of him since his unexplained disappearance twelve days ago. Unexpectedly, last night IWACU and Kaburahe announced on their Twitter accounts that Bigirimana is in bad condition, but alive. VITA, Afronline’s publisher, demands the immediate release of the Burundian reporter.

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VITA joins forces with Africa Great Lakes’ Medias

Bruxelles – The editorial group VITA has signed a three-year agreement with Panos Grands Lacs Institute for the production of current affairs content and in-depth analysis for Infos Grands Lacs, a network of 16 Burundian, Rwandan and Congolese media organisations.

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VITA and ITM Antwerp ride radio waves against Ebola in Guinea

The network of independent radios of Guinea URTELGUI and the Italian media content company VITA will work as of Monday (26 January 2015) with the Antwerp Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM) on an Ebola sensibilisation and awareness-raising action across radio stations in Guinea, one of the three worst affected countries by the current Ebola epidemic. The action is funded by the European Union.

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Italy: Lapo Pistelli, “the Development co-operation bill is not aimed at eliminating NGOs nor tax relief for them”

Rome – Following an article published on Afronline’s publisher Vita Non Profit – in which some critical aspects of  the new bill on Development Cooperation were highlighted – the Italian Deputy minister of Foreign Affairs, Lapo Pistelli, clarifies some points.

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Afronline supports campaign “Stop gambling on hunger”

Bringing an end to the speculation on food. This is the aim of a joint campaign between Vita (Afronline’s publisher), Action Aid International and others Italian NGOs, which is going to be launched in Italy on Friday April 15.

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